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Porsche Boxster

Price $59,400 – $93,700
Fuel consumption 7.9 – 13.1 L/100km
The Car Guide rating 83%(view ratings)
The Boxster is characterized by a mid-engine, which makes it very agile. This sporty cabriolet was completely transformed two years ago and it's even better now with numerous esthetic and technical changes and the arrival of new versions. The notable newcomers for 2016 are the sporty GTS and the spectacular Spyder equipped with an extremely original retractable roof and a 380-horsepower engine.

Tests and Features

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Test Drives2015 Porsche Boxster GTS: King Of The Topless Porsches
Thank you, Porsche. Thank you for taking the floaties off of the Boxster's sublime platform and giving it a push towards the deep end of the sports car swimming pool. After years of hamstringing the Boxster in the power department so as to prevent the company's 911 Carrera Cabriolet halo …
First Drives2015 Porsche Boxster and Cayman GTS: Impressive Variations
When Porsche builds a series of models, it does so very carefully. Kind of like building a house. Every time one is fully revamped, the Zuffenhausen brand first introduces the regular model, which acts as the foundation of the structure. Next comes a more powerful S version with extra equipment.
Special EventsPorsche Camp4 - High Horsepower Winter Wonderland
It only makes sense that Porsche - builder of all-weather sports cars like the Porsche 911 Carrera 4S and the Porsche 911 Turbo - would offer a winter driving school for rabid fans of the brand. It would seem to be equally logical to locate that course at Mecaglisse, which …
First Drives2013 Porsche Boxster: Evolved, improved, impressive
In the purest Porsche tradition, the new Boxster is discreet about its upgrades. At first glance, you’d think it had only undergone minor changes, but the fact of the matter is that listing all the touch-ups and modifications would be long indeed. Every element has been revised and modified to …
Test DrivesPorsche Boxster S Black Edition: Slightly more exclusive fun
When a model’s sales start to wane, many automakers unveil exclusive versions in order to tide their clients over until the new generation is ready. Now that’s how you keep buyers interested! Ford uses this strategy with its Mustang, and Porsche is no different. After offering the fabulous Spyder last …

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Geneva2017 Porsche 718 Boxster revealed in Geneva
GENEVA, Switzerland – After two decades of Porsche Boxster excitement, Porsche has come to the 2016 Geneva Motor Show with not only a mid-cycle refresh to it, but a new name and new engine to power its roadster. The Porsche Boxster will now be known as the 718 Boxster, paying …
News2017 Porsche 718 Boxster more powerful than predecessor
The evolution of the Porsche Boxster continues, with the German automaker announcing that the base roadster's turbocharged flat four-cylinder will make 300 horsepower—35 more than the outgoing six-cylinder model. Porsche, which announced in December that it was re-branding both the Boxster and Cayman models as the 718 Series , said …
NewsPorsche re-branding Boxster, Cayman as 718 Series
Porsche is re-branding its mid-engine Boxster and Cayman models as members of the 718 Series beginning next year. The German automaker said the Boxster and Cayman will be renamed the 718 Boxster and 718 Cayman sometime "over the course of 2016." Porsche said the 718 designation pays homage to the …
NewsNew Names For The 2017 Porsche Cayman And Boxster
For now, Porsche’s nomenclature is simple enough: the iconic 911 (and the 918 Spyder) have a numeric name, while the rest of their lineup – Boxster, Cayman, Cayenne, Macan – have more conventional names. This is about to change: for the 2017 model year, the Boxster and Cayman will be …
New ModelsPorsche Launches the new Boxster and Cayman GTS
When the latest mid-engine Boxster (and its hardtop variant, the Cayman) launched, back in 2012, the sports car’s enthusiasts couldn’t wait for a high-performance version. With the launch of the GTS, the wait is over. The GTS moniker stands for Gran Turismo Sport, and has been used on high performance …
NewsPorsche Realiability Put in Doubt
If we are to believe the bimonthly U.S. magazine Autoweek, the revered Porsche brand is in hot water and its reliability is in serious doubt after engine trouble on Boxster and 911 models sold between 2001 and 2005. The major problem affects cars with the 3.4 litre 6-cylinder engine that …
NewsThird Edition of Porsche's Camp4 Canada Coming January 2013
Porsche is bringing back another edition of its popular Camp4 Canada driving program, which aims to teach Porsche owners how to get the most out of their high performance vehicles when faced with the treacherous realities of winter weather. Porsche, which is one of the few sports car manufacturers that …

Videos

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2001
Motoring TV 2001 Episode 26
Trucks enter cyberspace 2002 Buick Rendezvous 2001 Honda Insight; alternator misuse 1962 Sabra, built in Isreal 2001 Porsche Boxster tower braces move from racetrack to your car proper steering wheel hand positioning.
2005
Motoring TV 2005 Episode 7
2005 Porsche Boxster 2005 Honda Odyssey Do you know where your block heater is? Michelin concept vehicle checking your battery Solid or dotted line, does it matter?
Video Reviews
Throwback Thursday: 1997 Porsche Boxster
Before Porsche began selling more trucks than cars, it was still trying to improve it's lineup dominated by the iconic 911. In 1997 it introduced the Boxster. Some were worried the Boxster was going to be an "imitation, some kind of cheap version of Porsche" Were they right? Let's go …
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Review: 2016 Porsche Boxster Spyder
Porsche is no stranger to spyders, with the 718 racer springing immediately to mind. "This all-new Boxster Spyder is that car's spiritual successor," says Graeme Fletcher. "It may not have the 718's pedigree yet, but it sure is a beaut." The 2016 version isn't Porsche's first kick at the Boxster …